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Aug 23, 2016, 09:10 ET Perrigo Announces Tentative FDA Approval For Generic Version Of Suprep® Oral Solution And Confirms Patent Challenge For Generic Version Of Mirvaso® Gel

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO; TASE) today announced it has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for...


Aug 23, 2016, 09:00 ET Mortgage Inspection Service now Urges Real Estate Agents to Tell Their Clients to get Their Home Loan-Refinance Inspected Before Closing so They do not get Overcharged by a Bank

The Mortgage Inspection Service says, "We are urging real estate agents or financial planners nationwide to tell their clients about our...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:30 ET USPTO Issues Reexamination Certificate For Netlist Seminal LRDIMM Patent

Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued an Inter Partes Reexamination...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:30 ET Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso Attorney Named to Best Lawyer List for Commercial Litigation, Other Areas

Stephen J. Edelstein of Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso has been selected by Best Lawyers in America for 2017 in both commercial and...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:30 ET Após morte do filho, piloto cria Associação Abravagex para exigir mais segurança do novo Código Aeronáutico

O dia 4 de janeiro de 2015 ficará marcado para sempre na vida do médico e aviador Augusto Fonseca da Costa. Foi nesse dia que seu filho...


Aug 23, 2016, 07:11 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

 Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential...


Aug 23, 2016, 07:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating OPKO Health, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors

 Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential...


Aug 22, 2016, 21:05 ET SHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Silicon Graphics International Corp. -SGI

 Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Silicon Graphics...


Aug 22, 2016, 19:20 ET First 5 LA Names John Wagner as Executive Vice President

First 5 LA, an early childhood advocacy and public grantmaking organization, today named Chief Operating Officer John Wagner as its Executive Vice...


Aug 22, 2016, 18:25 ET Illinois Justice Project Says Signing of Illinois Criminal Justice Reform Bills Will Improve Public Safety

 Paula Wolff, Director of the Illinois Justice Project, issued the following statement on Monday about Gov. Rauner's approval of a series of...


Aug 22, 2016, 18:05 ET Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP Announce the Partial Settlement of a Class Action Lawsuit Involving the Antibiotic Drug Cipro

If You Paid for the Antibiotic Cipro in California You Could Get Money from a Class Action Settlement A partial Settlement has been reached in a...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:44 ET Best Lawyers® Names Evan Borges "Lawyer of the Year" for Bankruptcy Litigation in Orange County

 Evan C. Borges, a partner at trial law boutique Greenberg Gross LLP, has been named the Best Lawyers 2017  "Lawyer of the Year" in Orange...


Aug 22, 2016, 14:07 ET Cardinal Financial Corporation Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of CFNL Shareholders

WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Cardinal Financial...


Aug 22, 2016, 14:04 ET Hedge Fund Manager who Delivered Promised Returns to Investors Fights Back Against Claims Brought by SEC in Unconstitutional and Unfair Administrative Proceeding

 Today, hedge fund adviser RD Legal Capital, LLC, and its president, Roni Dersovitz, filed a federal lawsuit against the Securities and...


Aug 22, 2016, 13:34 ET Hoverboard Originator Hangzhou CHIC Sues Swagway in the United States for Patent Infringement Over Smart Scooter Technologies

Hangzhou Chic Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. ("Chic") is determined to protect its rights in the technologies for the Smart scooter. Beginning in...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:53 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Embraer S.A. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - ERJ

 Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Embraer S.A. ("Embraer" or the "Company") (NYSE:  ERJ) and...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:00 ET Two Alabama Legal Assistance Groups each Receive $3.3 Million under Bank of America Mortgage Settlement

Eric D. Green, independent Monitor of Bank of America's August 20, 2014, mortgage settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and six states,...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:00 ET Oklahoma Bar Foundation Receives $4.6 Million under Bank of America Mortgage Settlement

Eric D. Green, independent Monitor of Bank of America's August 20, 2014, mortgage settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and six states,...


Aug 22, 2016, 11:00 ET Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP and Motley Rice LLC Announce Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Involving Purchasers of St. Jude Medical, Inc. Common Stock

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA FÖRSTA AP-FONDEN AND DANSKE INVEST MANAGEMENT A/S, Individually and on Behalf of All...


Aug 22, 2016, 10:19 ET Kenon Provides Update on Tax Claim Relating to IC Power's Distribution Business Energuate

Kenon Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KEN; TASE: KEN) ("Kenon") is providing the following updates with respect to I.C. Power Pte. Ltd's ("IC Power")...


Aug 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Intellectual Property Partners Jennifer Chen and John Fuisz Join V&E

 Vinson & Elkins continues to strengthen its global Intellectual Property practice with the addition of two partners in Washington, D.C....


Aug 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Avalon Document Services and Tampa-based Southeastern Document Services Join Forces

 Avalon Document Services, a national provider of eDiscovery, managed services, and traditional litigation support services to law firms and...


Aug 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Provisional Immigration Waivers Can Get Immigrants Into Trouble, Warns San Diego Biz Law

 Spouses, children, and parents of US citizens who are in the United States unlawfully can apply for a provisional waiver before leaving...


Aug 22, 2016, 08:16 ET CST Brands (CST) Alert: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of CST Brands, Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Price?

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST)...


Aug 22, 2016, 07:39 ET Hastings & Hastings Emphasizes Excellent Client Relationships

 For Hastings & Hastings, Arizona's Premier Discount Accident Law Firm, excellent client relationships are of the utmost importance....


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